Health Tip: Use Baby Pools Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Baby pools can provide cool summertime fun,
but parents should take steps to prevent dangerous accidents.
Health Tip: Mental Status Affects Your Driving
(HealthDay News) -- Your emotions can affect anything you do,
including driving. So, experts say if you're very upset or angry
about something, pull over until you've calmed down.
Transplant May Boost Survival in Obese Kidney Failure Patients
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- A kidney transplant can
prolong the lives of most obese kidney failure patients, a new
Hair-Straightening Product May Endanger Stylists, Clients
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- A popular
hair-straightening product can pose a health threat to hairstylists
and their customers, researchers say.
Family History of Cancer May Raise Risk for Other Types of Tumors
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- A family history of cancer
raises your overall risk of developing cancer, including types of
cancer far removed from those suffered by your relatives, according
to a new study of 23,000 people.
Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Although some antioxidants
may be good, more may not be better. New research suggests that
resveratrol, a natural antioxidant found in red grapes and products
derived from them -- such as red wine -- could offset the health
benefits of exercise in older men.
Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new, portable
breathalyzer that pairs with a smartphone and Bluetooth can measure
how well you're burning body fat and help you gauge the success of
your diet and exercise program, according to a new report from
Health Highlights: July 25, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Could a Full Moon Keep You Up at Night?
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Many myths have told of
the powers of a full moon, from werewolves to sudden madness to
unexplained seizures, but new research suggests an impact close to
home: Sound sleep may be harder to come by when the moon is in its
Taller Women May Face Higher Cancer Odds After Menopause, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Sizing up cancer risk
after menopause, scientists say taller women may face higher odds
of developing a malignancy than their shorter peers.
Too Few Girls Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC
THURSDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Efforts to vaccinate girls
against cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) have stalled,
officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention